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Joseph M. Krawetz, Jr.

April 21, 1970 - November 1, 2015

Service Date: November 6, 2015

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery Mount Olivet Cemetery

Church St. Andre Bessette Parish

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Joseph M. Krawetz, Jr., 45, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 1, 2015 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, Joe was the son of Joseph & Theresa (Yastremski) Krawetz , of Wilkes-Barre and was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, class of 1989. He was formerly employed for McCarthy Tire Company and Cleveland Brothers and currently as a bartender for the Triangle Club of Miners Mills.

Joseph was a member of St. Andre Bassett Parish, Wilkes-Barre and held memberships and was vice-president of the Triangle Club, Miners Mills, the Plains American Legion, the Polish American Veterans, and the Polish Club Plains. He was an avid New York Jets fan, and enjoyed golfing.

Joe’s daughter Madison Grace (his banana) meant the world to him. He was the Golden Boy to his Mother and enjoyed having a beer and relaxing with his Father.

Surviving in addition to his parents Joseph and Theresa and his Daughter Madison Grace are his Sisters Michelle Blockus and her husband Stanley, Dallas, Jackie Balas and her husband Thomas, Glen Lyon , Lori Krawetz, Bear Creek, Niece and Nephews, Godchild Abigail, Jared and Zackery Blockus; Aunt “Cioci” Carol Yastremski, Hanover; uncle Richard Stuchkusk, Thornhurst; Companion, Jackie Olson, and many, many good friends.

Funeral will be held Friday, November 6, 2015 at 9:30 am from the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street Plains, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Andre Bessette Parish, 672 North Main Street, Wilkes Barre, with Father Kenneth M. Seegar, pastor, officiating. Interment will be held in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton section of Wyoming.

Family and friends may call Thursday evening from 5 to 8 pm at the funeral home.


Phone 570-823-1358
Fax 570-829-6699


20 South Main St.
Plains, PA 18705

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